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Professor Peter PitegoffCommunity Development and Economic Justice

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

On the coast of Maine in 1978, an emerging community development organization helped secure financing to successfully rebuild a fish processing plant that had been destroyed by fire. Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), founded a year earlier by Ron Phillips…

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Pauli Murray: A Lesson in Grit on the Journey to Justice

By Dean Danielle Conway

The Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray’s legacy of passionate American patriotism is both a gift and roadmap to all who seek justice in an imperfect world. Knowing that one’s origin story and lived experiences form part of a larger, more intricate tapestry, Pauli Murray was compelled to document how she negotiated many identities of being – woman, black, transgendered…

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Maine Law in the News

Dean Danielle ConwayDean Danielle Conway honored as one of 2017 International Women’s Forum’s “Woman Who Makes A Difference”

Dean Danielle Conway was recently honored by the International Women’s Forum (IWF) as a “Woman Who Makes A Difference.” This award, which honors the impact that women of courage, creativity, and passion have in improving society and inspiring others, was presented during the International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference in Houston.

Professor Jeff ThalerProfessor Jeff Thaler writes book chapter for Experiential Education in the Law School Curriculum

Experiential Education in the Law School Curriculum was recently published by Carolina Academic Press and it contains a chapter written by Maine Law Professor Jeff Thaler.  The textbook’s nineteen chapters focus on various ideas for incorporating experiential learning into a law school curriculum. Professor Thaler authored chapter twelve on “Experiential Educating in the Classroom: An Administrative Law Practicum Meeting Student Bar Needs.”

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